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  1. Chuck D, Record Store Day Ambassador, Looks to the Past for Music Retail's Future (Q&A)

    March 21, 2014 12:33 PM EDT   A student of history, Public Enemy founder Chuck D reached back to the early 1950s in his remarks at Amoeba in Hollywood Thursday to suggest an idea that would bring brick and mortar record stores in closer contact with the Internet: Radio stat ...

  2. Mando Diao Sign Publishing Deal With BMG Germany

    April 10, 2012 7:30 AM EDT BERLIN - The Swedish rock band Mando Diao signed an exclusive publishing deal with BMG Germany. Led by singer-songwriters Björn Dixgård and Gustaf Norén, the band has released five studio albums, a Best Of and an MTV Unplugged set over the past ni ...

  3. Lisa Marie Presley Considering Elvis Film

    February 01, 2012 7:51 PM EST Over the years, Lisa Marie Presley has become dissatisfied with movies chronicling her father's life, so she just might make a film about the rock 'n' roll icon. The daughter of Elvis Presley said she has been in talks about a movie ...

  4. Lady Gaga Tops MTV European Music Awards

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga topped the winners at the MTV European Music Awards 2010 in Madrid, scooping the awards for best pop, best female and best song for "Bad Romance." Lady Gaga thanked MTV and her fans via satellite from Budapest, where she was pe ...

  5. Katy Perry, Deutsche Telekom To Launch 'Firework'

    August 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry has entered into a marketing partnership that will see Europe's biggest telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom promote her next single and album, while she supports the company's consumer-brand message. The campaign centers ...

  6. Roger Waters Taking 'The Wall' Across Europe

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters is taking a new production of "The Wall" on the road in 2011, with 28 European dates confirmed. U.S. arena dates, running September to December 2010, were confirmed last month and sold out within hours according to a stateme ...

  7. Moby, MTV Join EU Climate Change Battle

    July 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Moby will kick off a series of concerts across Europe next month aimed at raising climate change awareness among young people, the European Union's executive arm said. The concerts are part of the European Commission's "Play to stop ...

  8. Rahman To Helm Indian Symphony Orchestra

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One of India's most acclaimed composers, A R Rahman, has launched the country's first fully-fledged symphony orchestra. While a name and structure for the orchestra have yet to be finalized, the set-up is to be fully operational over the ...

  9. Leonard Cohen Set For First Tour In 15 Years

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Leonard Cohen is embarking on his first tour in 15 years this summer, beginning with a June 6-7 stand in Toronto. The 73-year-old artist, who was inducted last night (March 10) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be backed on th ...

  10. Aussie Band Leader Orszaczky Dies

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jackie Orszaczky, a prominent Sydney-based jazz-funk bass player, producer and arranger, died Feb. 3 after a two-year battle with leukemia. He was 59. The artist played his last show at the Macquarie Hotel on Jan. 24, and was admitted to hospital ...

  11. UMPG Names European Exec Team

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has appointed a new-look senior executive team to spearhead its European operations after the firm's integration with BMG Music Publishing. In the new set-up, unveiled today, each appointee reports to Paul Con ...

  12. Underworld Shape Up For Electronic Beats Fests

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British electronic act Underworld will take part in the 2007 Electronic Beats Festivals, the flagship live-music event for wireless carrier T-Mobile International. This year's fest tour kicked off early June in Budapest, Hungary. It continues ...

  13. World-Renowned Bassist Aladar Pege Dies

    September 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He was 67. World-renowned bassist Aladar Pege, who moved with ease from jazz to classics and lifted his bulky instrument to star status, has died, the Hungarian cultural ministry said Sunday. He was 67. The state MTI news agency cited family membe ...

  14. T-Mobile Steps Up Robbie Mobile Activities

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT International wireless carrier T-Mobile International is to launch on Wednesday (July 19) a separate mobile TV channel dedicated to Robbie Williams' current 29-show European tour, Billboard.biz has le International wireless carrier T-Mobile I ...

  15. Guns N' Roses Readies Euro Tour

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dates with Rolling Stones set for Germany. Interest is high in the upcoming Guns N’ Roses concerts, with four warm-up shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom selling out in less than three minutes on April 21, and tickets for European dates ...

  16. Radiohead Eyeing Multiple Night Stands

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Possible cities include Montreal, Philly, Chicago. Radiohead is eyeing multiple-night stands in Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia and Chicago as part of its summer North American tour, which will get underway in June, Billboard.biz has learned. Date ...

  17. Behind the Deal: DOJ's Intellectual Property Task Force Report

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the music industry continues its legal challenges to unauthorized file sharing, the Department of Justice is shoring up its efforts to protect intellectual property. As the music industry continues its legal challenges to unauthorized file shar ...

  18. Sony BMG Names Additional Execs

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <b>Lisa Weiss</b> has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, reporting to CEO Andrew Lack. Legal: Lisa Weiss has been named senior VP/general counsel/secretary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, r ...

  19. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...

  20. Sony BMG Appoints Eastern Europe MDs

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 1) appointed heads of its operations in Eastern Europe. Prague-based Sony Music Central Europe managing direc ...